Ned Washington

Ned Washington (b. 15 August 1901 in Scranton, Pennsylvania – d. 20 December 1976 in Beverly Hills, California, aged 75) was an American lyric writer.

Washington was nominated for eleven Academy Awards from 1940 to 1962. He won the Best Original Music award twice for "When You Wish Upon A Star" in Pinocchio in 1940 and "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin')" in High Noon in 1952.

Some of Washington's most famous songs include: Ned Washington is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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  • 778 - The Battle of Roncevaux Pass, in which Roland is killed.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania

Nickname: Electric City
Motto: Embracing Our People, Our Traditions, and Our Future
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  • 69 - Vespasian, a former general under Nero, enters Rome to claim the title of emperor.

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City of Beverly Hills, California
Picture of Beverly Hills taken at Wilshire Boulevard
Nickname: "Garden Spot of the World"
Location of Beverly Hills in Los Angeles County, California
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Motto
"In God We Trust"   (since 1956)
"E Pluribus Unum"   ("From Many, One"; Latin, traditional)
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Academy Award

Awarded for Excellence in cinematic achievements
Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Country United States
First awarded May 16, 1929 to honor achievements of 1927/1928
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"When You Wish upon a Star" is a popular song written by Ned Washington and Leigh Harline and introduced in the 1940 Walt Disney movie Pinocchio, where it is sung by Cliff Edwards in the character of Jiminy Cricket, over the opening credits and again in the final scene of
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Pinocchio is the second animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. It was produced by Walt Disney and was originally released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on February 7, 1940.
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"The Ballad of High Noon" is a popular song published in 1952 with music by Dimitri Tiomkin and lyrics by Ned Washington. It was introduced in the movie High Noon, where it was sung by Tex Ritter. It was awarded the 1952 Academy Award for Best Original Song.
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High Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town marshal who is forced to face a gang of killers by himself.

The movie was written by John W.
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Published 1929
Writer(s) Herb Magidson
Ned Washington
Composer(s) Michael Cleary

Singing in the Bathtub is a song written in 1929 by Michael H.
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Herb Magidson (born January 7, 1906 - died January 2, 1986) is a popular lyricist.

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980.

Published songs

  • "Black-Eyed Susan Brown"
  • "Conchita Lopez"
  • "The Continental"
  • "Enjoy Yourself"

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"I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" was the theme song of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. The words were written by Ned Washington and the music was written by George Bassman. It was first performed in 1932.
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George Bassman (February 7, 1914 - June 26, 1997) was an American composer and arranger. Born in New York to a Russian Jewish émigré couple, he was later raised in Boston and began studying music at the Boston Conservatory while still a boy.
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Victor Young (August 8, 1899 - November 10, 1956) was an American composer, arranger, violinist and conductor. He was born in Chicago.

Young began as a concert violinist but moved into the popular music sphere when he joined Ted Fio Rito's orchestra.
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"My Foolish Heart" can refer to:
  • My Foolish Heart, a 1949 movie starring Susan Hayward and Dana Andrews
  • "My Foolish Heart," a popular song by Victor Young and Ned Washington, introduced in the movie

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Victor Young (August 8, 1899 - November 10, 1956) was an American composer, arranger, violinist and conductor. He was born in Chicago.

Young began as a concert violinist but moved into the popular music sphere when he joined Ted Fio Rito's orchestra.
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"The High and the Mighty" is a song by Ned Washington and Dimitri Tiomkin from the movie of the same name.

At the start of the film's production late in 1953, veteran film composer and musician Dimitri Tiomkin was commissioned to write the film's Academy Award winning score.
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Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (Russian: Дмитрий Зиновьевич Тёмкин, Dmitrij Zinov'evič Tëmkin
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B-side(s) "Golden Years"
Released November 1981
Format 7" single
Recorded Cherokee Studios, Hollywood
October–November 1975
Genre Rock
Length 3:34 (Single edit)
6:02 (Full-length album version)
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Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (Russian: Дмитрий Зиновьевич Тёмкин, Dmitrij Zinov'evič Tëmkin
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